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H-IIA • IGS Optical-6

IGS Optical 6 is the third generation optical reconnaissance satellite for Cabinet Satellite Information Center. Satellite will support Japan Self-Defense Forces.
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Falcon-9 and H-IIA deliver their payloads to orbit in the same day

Today two different rockets from two different continents delivered their payloads to orbit after flawless flights. Both launches separated only 72 seconds. H-IIA rocket was launched on December 23, 2017 from Tanegashima Launch Center in southern Japan with two satellites under the payload fairing. Rocket with GCOM-C (Global Change Observation Mission-Climate) and SLATS (Super Low…
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H-IIA • GCOM-C & SLAT

A Japanese H-2A rocket will deliver to orbit two research satellites for JAXA:  Global Changing Observation Mission-Climate and the Super Low Altitude Test Satellite. First will perform series of measurements of carbon and radiation in atmosphere along with observation of clouds, and ice cover on Earth. Second will test electric ion thruster in the lowest…
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H-IIA • Michibiki-4

Japanese navigation satellite Michibiki-4 will operate under QZSS (Quasi Zenith Satellite System). Satellite was built on Mitsubishi DS-2000 bus and weighs 4700 kg. It will operate at least 15 years from GEO orbit. Satellite will be launched on the top of the H-IIA rocket from Tanegashima Space Center. It is second Michibiki satellite delivered to orbit in 2017 and…
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H-IIA deliveres Michibiki-3 to orbit

JAXA decided finally to launch Michibiki-3 navigational satellite after one week of delay caused by problems with H-IIA rocket. It was 35th mission of H-IIA rocket. Primary objective was to deliver third from fourth JAXA navigational satellites. Michibiki-3 will support GPS system which is used in Japan, but suffers for some problems due the mountains…
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H-IIA with Michibiki-3 scrubbed

Today JAXA rocket H-IIA with Michibiki-3 navigation satellite was not launched from Yoshinobu Launch Complex at Tanegashima Space Center as it was planned. Official reason declared by MELCO was the technical problems with propulsion of the launch vehicle. It is second time when Michibiki-3 launch is delayed. First time mission was postponed for 24 hours from…
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H-IIA with Michibiki-3 satellite delayed for 24 hours

JAXA, Japan's Space Agency, announced that upcoming launch of H-IIA rocket with navigation satellite Michibiki-3 under the payload fairing is delayed due the poor weather conditions at Yoshinobu Launch Complex at Tanegashima Space Center. Launch of the H-IIA rocket with Michibiki-3 was planned originally for Friday, August 11th, to 05:00 UTC. Unfortunately poor weather conditions. Rocket is…
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H-IIA • Michibiki-3

Japanese navigation satellite Michibiki-3 will operate under QZSS (Quasi Zenith Satellite System). Satellite was built on Mitsubishi DS-2000 bus and weighs 4700 kg. It will operate at least 15 years from GEO orbit. Satellite will be launched on the top of the H-IIA rocket from Tanegashima Space Center.
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Michibiki-2 delivered to orbit on the top of the H-IIA rocket !

JAXA managed to deliver Michibiki-2 navigation satellite to orbit after flawless launch from Tanegashima Space Center. Long for 53 m H-IIA rocket manufactured by MELCO was rolled out from assembling facility at Tanegashima Space Center yesterday at 10:00 GMT. After reaching launch pad and connecting fueling and ground control systems, service personnel was allowed to begun…
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H-IIA • Michibiki-2

Japanese navigation satellite Michibiki-2 will operate under QZSS (Quasi Zenith Satellite System). Satellite was built on Mitsubishi ETS-8-Bus and weighs 4100 kg. It will operate at least 15 years from GEO orbit with following parameters: 32618 km × 38950 km. Satellite will be launched on the top of the H-IIA rocket from Tanegashima Space Center.
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